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Pizza pie mogul Dan Meij is Domino's Pizza Enterprises - the Australian-owned master franchise holder for the company in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Japan, Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark and Taiwan - and his wife Jenny have picked up a sprawling Tuscan-style estate in the affluent Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air, paying nearly $21 million. Meanwhile, the couple's former home in the mountains of Aspen has just sold for $10.3 million.-chic Colorado mountain lodge in for a decidedly larger and glitzier California mansion. Property records reveal the longtime head of
After starting off his career as a delivery driver in 1987, Meij held various management positions with Silvio's Dial-a-Pizza and Domino's Pizza until the late '90s. He went on to became a Domino's Pizza franchisee, owning and operating 17 stores before eventually selling them to Domino's in 2001. A year later, he was named group CEO and managing director of Domino's Pizza Enterprises; and the 52-year-old is known for leading the company to become the first publicly listed pizza chain on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).